The idea is that there are many courses and certifications but many of them just cover a slice of AWS. This is meant to cover the topics in the AWS Associate-Developer certification. Not that you can pass the test after just this course, but it sets the stage.
AWS Course Description
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the leading cloud service provider today, ahead of competitors such as Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. It is seen by many as the standard for functional, reliable, interoperable, and affordable cloud services. Developers need to understand what it means to develop on and migrate to the cloud—and comprehend the overall landscape of AWS before diving into the platform. This training course provides a high-level overview just for developers, focusing on the AWS features and services of the most interest to them. Instructor Bear Cahill introduces AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, Elastic Bean Stalk, S3, SQS, IAM, EC2, CloudFront, CloudFormation, and many more key features and services.
Note: The topics covered here are important prerequisites for the AWS Certified Developer – Associates exam.
- Evaluating AWS pricing and services
- Setting up security: users, roles, groups, policies, and identity pools
- Developing with the AWS SDK
- Adding storage with S3 and DynamoDB
- Using AWS for messaging
- Deploying to AWS
- Monitoring AWS